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Drive-in theaters are dwindling, but Tampa Bay area residents can still catch the latest flicks from their cars listen

12/30/13 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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Tags: Drive-In Theaters, Fun Lan, Silver Moon Theater, Joy Lan

Drive-In movie theaters are hard to come by these days. But not in Tampa. The Fun Lan Theater on Hillsborough Avenue near Seminole Heights is alive and well. Still, general manager Ruth McPhee calls the classic pastime a dying art.

“You can sit outside your vehicle in your lawn chairs. You can enjoy speaking, talking with your husband, your children, whatever. It’s more relaxed. You’re not so, all tensed up and having to – we even have people bring their dogs.”

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